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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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Quincy High Alumni Association to offer $100,000 raffle

Quincy High Alumni Association to offer $100,000 raffle

1 year, 5 months ago by Bob Gough

Proceeds will benefit curriculum, technology, fine arts and athletics; Grand Prize awarded at Showcase of Excellence

The QHS Alumni Association (QHSAA) will conduct the Big Blue Raffle to raise money for Quincy Public Schools. 

The grand prize of $100,000 will be announced on March 9 at the Showcase of Excellence.  In addition to the grand prize, the following prizes will be awarded at athletic and fine art events leading up to March 9:

  • 1 - $25,000
  • 1 - $10,000
  • 1 -  $5,000
  • 10 -  $1,000 prizes
  • 20 -  $500 prizes
  • 66 -  $250 prizes

5000 tickets will be sold for $100/ticket. Ticket sales will begin on November 19. Tickets may be purchased:

  • in person at the QHSAA office, from designated raffle agents, or in the office of any of the Quincy Public Schools
  • online at www.qhsalumniraffle.com on or after November 19, 2012
  • by fax, the online entry form may be downloaded from www.qhsalumniraffle.com and submitted by fax to the QHSAA office at (217) 224-5055
  • by telephone at (217) 223-8700 for pickup at the QPS Board of Education

Monies raised will go to support QHSAA activities and Quincy Public Schools activities including:

  • Curriculum
  • Technology
  • Fine Arts
  • Athletics

For more information and official rules, visit www.qhsalumniraffle.com.

 


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